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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Cornaceae

camptotheca
cornel
cornelian cherry
dogwood
kinnikinnick
western cordilleran bunchberry

Hierarchical position of the Family Cornaceae

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
  
   Subclassis  Cornidae Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 76: 4. 1994.
  
   SuperOrdo  Cornanae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 71. 29 Apr 1996.
  
   Ordo  Cornales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 33. 1829.
  
   Familia  Cornaceae (Dumort.) Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 33, 34. 1829, nom. cons.
common name: Dogwoods
  

Named members of the Family Cornaceae

1
   Genus  Afrocrania (Harms) Hutch.
2
   Genus  Arctocrania Nakai
syn. Cornus L.
3
   Genus  Benthamidia Spach
syn. Cornus L.
4
   Genus  Camptotheca Decne.
common name: camptotheca
5
   Genus  Chamaepericlymenum Hill
syn. Cornus L.
6
   Subfamilia  Cornoideae Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl. Suppl. 5: 17. 1850.
  
 
7
   Tribus  Corneae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 83. 1827.
  
 
8
   Genus  Cornus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: dogwood
  
9
   Genus  Cynoxylon Raf.
syn. Cornus L.
10
   Genus  Dendrobenthamia Hutch.
syn. Cornus L.
11
   Genus  Diplopanax Hand.-Mazz.
12
   Genus  Macrocarpium (Spach) Nakai
syn. Cornus L.
13
   Genus  Swida Opiz
syn. Cornus L.
14
   Genus  Thelycrania (Dumort.) Fourr.
syn. Cornus L.
15
   Genus  Yinquania Z.Y.Zhu
syn. Cornus L.

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

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